Commonwealth of Massachusetts

STATE ETHICS COMMISSION

John W. McCormack Office Building
 One Ashburton Place
Room 619
Boston, Massachusetts 02108-1501

PHONE: 617-371-9500 or 888-485-4766  FAX: 617-723-5851

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MEETING NOTICE

 

 

Date:  Friday, May 17, 2013

Time:  9:00 a.m.

Place:  One Ashburton Place, Room 619, Boston, MA 02108

 

AGENDA

 

PUBLIC SESSION

 

1.  CALL TO ORDER

 

2.  CLOSING ARGUMENTS

at 9:00 am – In Re McClure

 

3.  MINUTES

(a) Review and approve the public and executive session minutes of the meeting of April 19, 2013 – Vote Requested

(b) Enclosed are the public session minutes of the Audit, Finance and Human Resources Committee meeting of April 24, 2013

 

4.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 Proposed revised compensatory time policy (memorandum enclosed) – Vote Requested

 

5.  PUBLIC EDUCATION DIVISION MATTERS

Memorandum is enclosed describing Public Education Division activities for the month of April.

 

6.  SFI MATTERS

CY 2012 Filing Update

 

7.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Division metrics

(b) Special Projects

(c) Adjudicatory matters schedule (Legal Tab A)

(d) Litigation status update

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

8.  ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Intake investigations report

(b) Enclosed for review and/or action are:  Cases deferred; Preliminary Inquiry recommendations and reports; summons authorization requests; Disposition Agreements; Closing Memoranda; and private compliance letters.

 

9.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

Summaries of selected informal opinions are enclosed (Legal Tab B)

 

10.  ADJUDICATORY MATTERS

(a) Adjudicatory proceedings status report (Legal Tab C)

(b) Adjudicatory proceedings on hold (memorandum enclosed – Legal Tab D)

 

11.  DELIBERATIONS

(a) In Re Borstel – review draft order regarding joint motion to dismiss

(b) In Re Byrnes – Joint Motion to Dismiss   

(c) In Re McClure – commence deliberations

           

12.  ADJOURN

 

 

Notice posted 5/10/13